HEE to receive £20m for GP training places

Thomas, R. HSJ. Published online: 18 October 2016

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The money will also go towards developing multidisciplinary teams involving nurses, pharmacists and other staff in GP surgeries. NHS England pledged £206m to implement workforce measures from the General Practice Forward View earlier this year.

HSJ has learned £20m from the total pledged by NHS England will be used by HEE to train new GPs and meet its target to have 3,250 doctors choosing to train in general practice each year. HEE said the funding, which has been allocated for 2016-17, will be used to cover “additional GP expenditure such as salaries and placement of fees for practice as there are now more GP trainees in the system than in previous years”.

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